Changes to Parking Rules – effective 15 March 2010

Following updates to the Australian Road Rules, some changes have been made to parking rules in the ACT, effective 15 March 2010. Traffic rule changes have also been implemented. The parking changes relate to: stopping a vehicle on a painted island; parking in time limited areas; parking in a Road Related Area; and parking in marked bays. To find out more about these parking rule changes, please visit or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81. If you wish to find out more about a range of other updates recently made to the Australian Road Rules please visit

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Poll: Motorbike Parking on Footpaths – What do you think?

The ACT Government has invited the Canberra Pedestrian Forum to participate in a working group on motorcycle parking on footpaths, this Thursday 22 October. Please let them know (before Thursday if possible) whether you agree or disagree with their initial thoughts: [polldaddy poll=2138463]

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ABC News: Drivers stung with parking fee rise

ABC News is reporting the parking fees in Government Car Parks in the City West area will increase substantially from 6 July 2009: [youtube]VAlZd0gmHMA&rel=0&showsearch=1[/youtube] Parking fees for three of Canberra’s carkparks will nearly double from Monday. An all-day ticket at a City West car park, between Marcus Clarke Street and Gordon Street, will rise from $5 to $9.

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